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Re: Ships!
« Reply #315 on: April 01, 2014, 01:02:05 PM »
If they wanted to I'm sure that the current Japanese Navy could find room for another chopper or two...

... and a squadron of Super Hornets or the like.  ;)
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« Reply #316 on: April 01, 2014, 01:03:28 PM »
I'm sure when the time comes, they'll find room for a squadron of STOL F-35s.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #317 on: April 01, 2014, 01:04:10 PM »
Even better!
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« Reply #318 on: April 01, 2014, 01:04:57 PM »
No launching or arrester gear on them.  Their decks are supposedly rated for 35's though.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #319 on: April 02, 2014, 12:19:47 AM »
it still boggles my mind that we were able to stuff so many planes into one of those carriers and the modern Izumo carries only 14 helicopters.

Yeah, but imagine how many packs of ramen noodles they have.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #321 on: April 02, 2014, 05:00:45 PM »
Only $89.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #322 on: April 03, 2014, 04:37:57 PM »
Tennessee, 1930.



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Re: Ships!
« Reply #323 on: April 03, 2014, 04:39:29 PM »
British Med Fleet in Malta. 1939.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #324 on: April 03, 2014, 05:01:40 PM »
For a flyspeck on the map of the Mediterranean, Malta never ceases to amaze me with how large it actually is.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #325 on: April 07, 2014, 10:12:41 AM »
S-300F magazine in a Russian cruiser

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #326 on: April 07, 2014, 10:15:00 AM »
HMS M1, a WWI-era British submarine armed with a 12in gun

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #327 on: April 07, 2014, 10:21:30 AM »
USS Carpenter (DDE-825) Carpenter during a Formosa Straits patrol, August 1953.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #328 on: April 07, 2014, 10:23:26 AM »
Italian carrier Cavour with escorts, Indian ocean 2013.



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Re: Ships!
« Reply #329 on: April 07, 2014, 10:26:39 AM »
Soviet battleship Paris Commune bombarding German army units that were besieging Sevastopol, December 1941.

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